There are so many new hair trends for guys this year including fresh looks, updated classics and even some old favorites. What’s old is new again and vice versa. There are new men’s hairstyles that reinvent older styles, like the crop that is an update of the Caesar cut. And classic styles with updates like the pomp fade.
These cool men’s hairstyles range from fades to tapers, buzz cuts to man buns and textured crops to mohawks.
There is something for every hair length and type. Yes, that means thin or fine hair, thick hair, straight hair, curly hair and kinky curls too.
Check out 45 of our favorite fresh looks for summer and beyond.
1. Side Part Hairstyle
Lots of classic men’s hairstyles are being worn longer and looser right now. This high volume side part hairstyle with some texture does just that.
2. Mid Fade Haircut
For a lot of guys the mid fade is just right. This long on top haircut is styled somewhere in between a high slick back and low pompadour.
3. Mohawk Fade
Mohawk fade haircuts are gaining traction this year. This cool cut and style works for every hair type from straight to ultra curly and looks great when styled up, slick back or worn loose.
4. Thick Spikes + Low Fade
This low fade haircut is a versatile look that can be styled many different ways, including into these cool and on trend spikes.
5. Comb Over Fade Haircut
The comb over fade is another haircut that is gaining popularity. A hard part and textured styling make this already cool look even better.
6. Crop + Fringe
The textured crop has been a hugely popular men’s haircut the past few years. Some of them have blunt fringe but this choppy edge creates a softer line.
7. Choppy Fringe
Blunt cut fringe is pinched together to create this jagged, toothlike edge.
8. Short Locs + Fade + Hair Design
This fresh style is a triple threat with dreadlocks short enough to stand straight up, a mid fade and hair design on one side.
9. Medium Length Curls + High Fade
The fade is an excellent addition to curly haircuts for men. The short sides are maintenance free to hair on top can be long and loose with a flattering profile.
10. Slick Back for Wavy Hair
The slicked back hair trend is still going strong with a few changes – a matte finish and the addition of texture. With wavy hair, all you need to do is add product.
11. Textured Pomp Fade
The pompadour is another classic men’s hairstyle that is being reinvented. One of those new looks is this pomp fade styled with texture.
12. Short Afro
Men’s hairstyles are getting longer and that includes black hair. This short afro has a boxier shape for a modern finish.
13. Layered Haircuts for Men
This year’s texture trend means more layering in haircuts that translates into messier styling. This cool look features a preppy cut with tousled styling for a casual yet polished finish.
14. Crop + Caesar Bangs
The crop trend has reinvented the classic Caesar haircut with layering on top and faded sides.
15. Comb Over + Quiff
Another reinvented classic, this comb over hairstyle features a quiff at the front so hair is combed over both horizontally and on the diagonal.
16. Tapered Haircut
Some of the longer hair hairstyles we’re seeing are trading in the shaved fade for a more subtle scissor cut taper. The result is a classic men’s haircut with modern styling.
17. Medium Length Side Part Hairstyle
Another example of a tapered cut, a side part and lots of combing keep medium length hair in place.
18. Medium Length Men’s Hair
Chin length haircuts for men are also becoming more widespread. This medium length can be worn slicked back and polished or looser and casual cool.
19. Short + Messy Hair for Men
This fresh short hairstyle for men features a scissor cut temple fade and a textured quiff that is the ultimate in cool messy styling.
20. Quiff Haircut + High Fade
This longest at the hairline cut that is styled straight up is flattering on pretty much everybody and easy to style.
21. Wide Mohawk Haircut
With a wide strip of longer hair on top, this mohawk cut is styled with textured curls for a pompadour effect.
22. Fohawk + Fade
Mohawk-inspired looks are all over the place this year. This long on top hairstyle is cool styled into a faux hawk but can also be worn slicked back, combed over or loose.
23. Frohawk + Temple Fade
Mohawk haircuts work really well for curly hair that has plenty of natural volume. It can be worn with curls, twists or locs.
24. Preppy Haircuts for Men
A solid haircut and style will get you as many looks as the latest and wildest hair trend. This preppy side part with a low fade is polished and professional but looks good anywhere.
25. Tapered Neckline
This rounded neckline is tapered instead faded. Both are clean cut but this version can go longer between barber visits because of the softer edge.
26. Pomp Fade
A high fade and piecey texture adds a fresh finish to the classic pomp..
27. Purple Hair Color
One of the bolder men’s hair trends is bright hair color. It can be as bold as you like, with all over color or more subtle streaks.
28. Messy Texture
With tousled waves, this messy hairstyle has an effortlessly cool fresh from a day at the beach look to it.
29. Curly Hair +Line Up + Temple Fade
This cool cut feature a line up and temple fade that cleans up edges and focuses attention on ringlet curls.
30. Curly Afro + Low Fade
Here’s a similar haircut to the one above but with longer and tighter curls and a lower fade.
31. Quiff Hairstyle + High Fade
Spiky texture ends with a vertical quiff at the forehead.
32. Burst Fade + V-Shaped Neckline
Short hair never has to be boring. A bald burst fade and V-cut neck add interest to this buzz fade.
33. Heavy Crop for Thick Hair
The layered top and faded sides of a textured crop make this an excellent haircut for guys with thick hair. Layering lightens up hair while leaving plenty of visual weight.
34. Platinum Pomp
This high impact style isn’t exactly low maintenance but that’s not the point. Use a blow dryer and product to achieve this ultra high pomp.
35. Shaggy Waves
This cool medium length cut is a cool combination of indie rocker, school boy and Brit pop hair. Longer hair like this can go months between trims.
36. Man Bun + Beard
The man bun trend is going strong because it looks so good. It works really well with this full beard that has a handlebar mustache, faded sideburns and shaping at the cheeks.
37. High Fade + Sponge Curls
A longer version of the high and tight, sponge curls add height and texture.
38. Pomp + Side Part
A shaved side part creates an asymmetrical profile for this pomp fade.
39. Man Bun + Temple Fade
A temple fade creates a cool transition between long hair pulled back into a man bun and a full groomed beard.
40. Short Hair + Taper Haircut
The taper haircut isn’t only for short hair. This fresh style features a taper fade that works well for wavy hair.
41. Short Haircut for Curly Hair
A similar tapered haircut for short hair, this version is just long enough for curly hair to add texture and volume.
42. Tousled Texture + Hair Design
This cool cut for short hair styles hair vertically with some messiness while fades sides are broken up by a zig-zag hair design.
43. Curly Hair Top Fade
This cool high top fade leaves curly hair loose for a soft and textured finish.
44. High Fade Hairstyle
This cool comb over hairstyle features a high fade all the way up to the shaved side part.
45. Men’s Hairstyles for Thick Hair
A winning combination of cut and style, this bold look features a high fade with a shaved line and thick hair falling in a natural arc. It’s all about on trend movement and flow.